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Oceanography QUESTIONS

Exam NameOceanography QUESTIONS
DescriptionOceanography QUESTIONS and Answers exams contains the questions from various competitive exams.These questions are the part of previous year paper.These kind of questions would be helpful in preparing for exams like IAS, PCS, UPSC, NDA, CDS SSC, RRB, PSC, IBPS

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Question: Pelagic deposits are mainly found below the depth of:

Answer:600 fathoms

Question: Radiolarian oozes occur in the depths of :

Answer:2000 to 5000 fathoms

Question: Pelagic deposits are in the form of liquid mud known as ooze found:

Answer:on the deep ocean floor

Question: Benthos is the name given toa those organisms which live----

Answer:at the bottom of the ocean

Question: Abundant organic life is present in----

Answer:Zone of upwelling of cold water.

Question: Oozes are associated with-

Answer:Pelagic deposits

Question: Neap tides occur during :

Answer:First and third quarter

Question: Salinity of sea water refers to the salt content expressed in terms of gram per kilograms. The average salt content is :


Question: Spring tide means-

Answer:higher high tide, higher low tide

Question: Drift plain are formed by :

Answer:Deposits of continental glaciations

Question: Fiord originate as a result of ---

Answer:Glacial erosion

Question: Groin is---------

Answer:simply a wall built at right angles to the shorelines

Question: Delta shore line is----

Answer:built of material brought out of stream system

Question: What is a coastal plains ?

Answer:Coastal plains is created by continental shelf exposed by emergence.

Question: The greatest known ocean depth is :

Answer:11033 metre

Question: The Caspian sea, the largest inland sea or lake in the world , is located:

Answer:Partly in Europe and partly in Asia

Question: Which is the largest sea in the World ?

Answer:South China Sea

Question: Which is the largest Gulf in the World ?

Answer:The Gulf of Mexico

Question: There is a submarine ridge in the Bay of Bengal. What is it called ?

Answer:Ninety east ridge

Question: What is the proportion of landmass of the ocean floor plotted against the given datum line called ?

Answer:Hypsographic curve